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Oct 3, 2012 6:00am PDT
and caused a big massive fire causing toxic fumes. >>> oakland is officially the first city in the nation to offer residents combination government i.d.s and bank cards to all citizens regardless of immigration status. city council members voted to give the plan a final go-ahead during last night's session. all oakland residents can prove -- who can prove their identity can get a card. what makes the i.d. unique, the debit card function lets lower-income people avoid check cashing fees and keeps them from having to carry cash. city leaders say the program will take 60 to 90 days to roll out. the price will be a one-time fee of $10 for minors and seniors and $15 for adults. richmond is now considering a similar program. >>> the sign of a tough economy. the alum rock union school district says it's eliminating 18 teaching positions and it's planning to combine dozens of classes. this is in an effort to cut down on spending. the district says these moves will help save them more than $1 million. school officials blaming shrinking enrollment will reduce the amount of funding from the state. >
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Oct 3, 2012 5:00am PDT
moore.com/promo. >>> 5:24 now. ok okakland will be the first city in america to offer a combination government i.d. and bank card to all citizens regardless of immigration status. what makes the i.d. card unique is the debit card function which allows lower income people to avoid check cashing fees. the program is expected to take 60 to 90 days to roll out. there will be a one-time fee of $10 for minors and senior citizens. $15 for adults. richmond is considering a similar program. >> here's the very unique and poignant story. an anchor woman attracting national attention for her response to an e-mail criticizing her weight. >> the truth is, i am overweight. you can call me fat and yes, even obese, on a doctor's chart. but to the person would wrote me that letter, do you think i don't know that? that your cruel words are pointing out something that i don't see? >> she went on for about four minutes. and very eloquently talking about this. bullying and such. jennifer liver stone's been an anchor in morning news there in lacrosse for about a dozen years. that recent viewer e-mail complained becaus
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Oct 3, 2012 4:30am PDT
city was and when we're getting some cooler weather. we'll get to that forecast. first, hey, mike. >> we're tracking the bridge. i just saw flashing lights. crews starting to move those construction zones on the north side. we still have construction as you're heading across the span. the approach getting out of san francisco and also the approach to the bay bridge off 101 heading to the lower deck. jumping to the north bay, highway 29 at 121. reports, about an hour, we had an incident there. not a lot of detail. 29 at 121, prepare for a little traffic control through the area, just south of napa. will be an issue just for the locals through. >>> firefighter right now on scene of a fire that's been burning since last night. >> it's happening in berkeley. that's where "today in the bay's" christy smith joins us live with the new details. good morning, christine. >> good morning to you. more than four hours after this fire started, berkeley firefighters still on scene. they have their ladder truck out. this is a duplex that burned. five people inside at the time. there was actually
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Oct 31, 2012 4:00am PDT
on that in a moment. >>> first, in new york city the subway system remains crippled after heavy flooding caused what officials say the worst damage in its 108-year history. and no one knows when it will be up and running again. >>> let's go back to new jersey. there were countless rescues and evacuations. and for some the realization that they were no match for mother nature. >> terrible. it was awful. it was the worst thing i ever saw. the waters came down like crazy. we were sorry we stayed. >> worst thing i ever saw. a lot of people are saying that. let's go to katherine craig from our new york station wnbc. she's live in lower manhattan. katherine, one of the big issues down there, the power is out, hundreds of thousands of people affected. >> exactly. >> reporter: it will take days to get power restored. what workers are doing out here, you see consolidated edison workers here trying to restore power. some other crews are also trying to pump out water from the basements of office buildings. something you really don't see in lower manhattan n financial area. you don't see the sump pumps pumping,
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Oct 2, 2012 11:00pm PDT
that shooting and will decide if it was justified. >>> just into our newsroom, oakland is the first u.s. city to offer combination government i.d.s and bank cards to all citizens. city council members voted to give the final go ahead during tonight's session. all residents can get a card. the debit card fax function keeps people from having to carry cash. the cards will roll out in 60 to 90 days. the price will be a one-time fee of $10 for minors and senior citizens and $15 for adults. richmond is considering a similar program. >>> it was standing room only at milpitas city council meeting. the topic, outsourcing the police department. citizens attended to tell the mayor why they don't think it will work for their city. when the community found out they turned to facebook to gather support against that idea. >> we kind of have become the face of the community. and as a result of that, we've heard a lot of feedback from people that they want to keep those kind of services in this community. >> i have no idea what your financial situations are, where you are looking for money. but do not take i
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Oct 26, 2012 4:00am PDT
is making an early debut. cam mems, donkey and sheep arrived at radio city for the first days of rehearsals. they'll be part of the living nativity segment at the radio city spectacular. no word on the they'll join in in the famous kick line. >>> it can get i have slous in the world of bankers, at least in hong kong where bankers and hedge fund managers jump in the ring to raise money for children's charities. they sometimes train for six months to come out on top. according to one competitor, the hardest part of training was not drinking any beer. >> spoken straight from a banker. >> exactly. >> sitting at the bar. >> it's okay to offend bankers now. >> it's the cool thing to do apparently. >> it used to be the irs. now it's bankers. >>> time now for a early look at the stories we'll follow throughout the day on nbc. two teenage boys accused of killing 12-year-old pasquale. her body was discovered in a recycling bin two days later. the brothers ages 15 and 17 have been charged with first degree murder, conspiracy to commit murder and disposing of a body as well as theft. the shedd aquarium
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Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
, marianne favro, nbc bay area news. >>> oakland could become the first american city to offer all of its residents i.d. cards that function as bank cards. that could happen tonight. in fact, within the hour. the city council is meeting as we speak. the council is expected to give a final vote on the plan to give all oakland residents the government issued i.d. regardless of immigration status. the debit card, that function would let poor people avoid check cashing fees and keep them from having to carry cash. the proposal has already won unanimous support from the city's finance and management committee. >>> okay. check it out. live pictures. you know who is in town. it's the blue angels right there headed to sfo. you can see them right there careening right across the top of your screen. of course it fleet week. you can't have fleet week without having the famed blue angels. the navy pilots are headed to sfo. they're going to land in just a few minutes. they'll start practicing their position maneuvers over the bay area skies thursday afternoon 1:00 to 5:00. keep your eyes up, look out
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Oct 30, 2012 5:00am PDT
. you do the math, it's going to be very difficult to get into the city. first off, transit agencies are suggesting you buy your tickets now before tomorrow. b.a.r.t. will be running a rush hour schedule with longer trains and more frequent service. muni will have to reroute its lines. they will also add shuttle buses. the golden gate transit will have extra on stand by and caltrain will be running additional trains. now, if you have business downtown, especially in the financial district, any of the streets that offshoot market, generally speaking they'll be shutting down a lot of those roads, starting at 9:30 and they should be open by 5:00. bob redell, "today in the bay." >> got to get more orange. >> the orange crush is officially ochbn. the big question for everyone, the parade is tomorrow, what's the weather going to be like? >> hold that thought for maybe 50 seconds. good morning to you. we like to tease in the news business, as you know. 50 degrees in novato, 55 in stinson beach. taking you down south, it's rather chilly in gilroy, 50 in san jose. you can leave the umbrella h
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Oct 17, 2012 11:00pm PDT
jail. police call the death suspicious. if ruled the homicide it would be the city's first of the year. >>> a shocking, twisted case in the south bay as a prominent doctor is charged with numerous drug felonies. dr. marvin bonnham is accused of writing prescriptions in exchange for cash and other drugs. investigators say he was providing drugs to minors, and also raised questions about sexual favors for drugs. the doctor's los gatos home was filled with marijuana, drug paraphernalia and several guns. his former colleagues are calling the situation a tragedy. >> i was shocked. i was astonished and saddened. >> he was at one time a highly respected and very caring compassionate pediatrician. and for some time a naval administrator. >> also arrested was bonham's roommate. they started to check up on the doctor because his desk job involved no patients and he was writing plenty of patients. he will be arraigned tomorrow. >>> oracle team usa is pushing forward. the team managed to salvage some of the $8 million catamaran that capsized on san francisco bay yesterday. we want to show you vide
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Oct 2, 2012 4:30am PDT
services will handle reports for first-time violations. >>> one bay area city says it may do away with weekly garbage collection. the city is working on a way to keep organic waste out of landfills. if homeowners sorted their food scraps and the like there would be less trash and less need for trash pickup. palo alto is trying to implement a sorting program. tonight the city finance committee is to look into getting garbage collection once or twice monthly. >>> 4:38. check back in christina loren. it's just going to keep getting warmer and warmer. >> if you had to take the trash out, right now might be the time to do so. we have a really hot day ahead. a live picture, beautiful clear shot over san francisco this morning. you can tell if it's this clear to start, no low clouds to cool us off. it's going to be another scorcher as we kick off the second tuesday of fall. gilroy yesterday hit 103 degrees. 102 in walnut creek. livermore hit 100 degrees. 96 in south san jose and san francisco 90 degrees. it was really hot. monterey to santa cruz, up and down the coast got close to the tr
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Oct 25, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. demonstrators are planning to march downdownand reopen pie the plaza overnight. the mayor says the city wants to protect first amendment rights but will not tolerate camping or overnight vandalism. >> we help people if they want to have a peaceful demonstration, we're ready to accommodate them. we're also ready to enforce the rules. >> i think the message today is a very basic one. that's just violence versus nonviolence. it's been an issue with the police here. it's been an issue within the movement at some time perhaps. and it's something that we need to address. >> now, oakland police have been in the area all day. and say while they expect a peaceful protest, they're ready for everything and anything. >>> 12 days and counting. so much campaigning that the president is losing his voice. also, the controversial comments of an indiana senate candidate are becoming a campaign issue. steve handlesman joins us live from the nation's capital. he's following all the action from washington. >> good evening to you. it's a bit of a campaign frenzy, and it's not even the final sprint. it's exhausting
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Oct 30, 2012 6:00am PDT
in the first place. he says he's disappointed with the mayor of the city for disregarding mandatory evacuation orders. >> where for whatever reason mayor langford urged people to stay in shelters in the city. despite my admonition to evacuate, he gave them comfort for some reason to stay. we now have a large number of people, be can't quantify it at this point, that are in atlantic city and at this juncture there is no other way for us to go in and get them. they're going to have to ride out the storm there. >> late monday nightmare lorenzo langford responded to governor christie telling cnn's anderson cooper, quote, i do not wish to engage the governor in a verbal joust. there will be plenty of time for finger pointing and monday morning quarterbacks. >>> aftermath from that hurricane is bringing the presidential race to a complete halt with just one week to go before the election. tracie potts is live in washington, d.c., right now. tracie, part of the residual effect of hurricane sandy is it's wreaking havoc on millions of potential voters out there. >> reporter: absolutely. you know, will
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Oct 5, 2012 4:30am PDT
that means for your city and just how much rain is on the way to the bay area. we'll have the forecast. first let's see how your drive is shaping up on a friday morning. >> we don't need anything else to complicate traffic in the city. we're looking over here to the east bay where we don't have complications but you do have flashing lights at the bottom of your screen. north 880 approaching high street you lose your left lane. i've cancelircled the construct zone. we do see a little slowing through the area but you saw the light volume of traffic there. starting all weekend toward the city, the flow of traffic in across the bay bridge will steadily build so this morning's commute may be one of the lighter drives you have all weekend getting into the city. heading out of the east bay into the north bay, we do have construction just north of the carquinez bridge and we see a little slowing heading out of crockett. not a big deal right now. the south bay, light flow but you're not out of the woods. sunday there's a half marathon so that will be on the streets as well. back to you, guys. >>> 4:42
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Oct 13, 2012 5:30pm PDT
, the shuttle made its first stop, at the hiss toreic forumen the city of inglewood for a special ceremony. ♪ city officials, three astronauts who flu missions were in attendance with thousands of patriotic fans. >> "endeavour" is a national treasure. i am pleased. and the new home here in southern california. >> "endeavour's" home will be the california science center where officials hope it will inspire future generations of astronauts. stephanie stanton, nbc news, los angeles. >>> clearly this was an instant tourist attraction in los angeles. people have found creative ways to take photos of themselves and the space shuttle. very nice. a good one. there are many more pictures on our website at nbc bay area.com. they're inside our top story. in a race for the white house -- clearing the calendar for the next three days. told to prepare for tuesday's debate. he used his address to take credit for jobs. >> i bet on workers and, that bet is paying off in a big way. >> mitt romney and his runningmate are both in the swing state of ohio. and romney spoke to a large crowd as you can see ther
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Oct 16, 2012 2:05am PDT
. there's some people i have to thank here, first, the new york city metro mod quilters. >> they were party animals. >> i wouldn't quilt with anybody but them. and a big thank you to lucky changs. by the way, they are next door to "scandalous." >> make it a double whopper, if you know what i mean. >> sister mary ellen, mother devine or bearded kathie lee and thanks to dogvaca.com. if you want to go on vacation, you can board your pets with real families. >> that's great. >>> we're going to mix things up all in one pot right after this. >>> good morning. i'm meteorologist chris warren with your weather channel forecast. this is a look at where there is a chance for rain during the course of today. looking around the great lakes, parts of new england and in the pacific northwest. this is bringing windy conditions to the early morning hours. it will be marching across the country. out ahead of it, though, it's going to be another warm day. 71 in minneapolis. mid 70s in denver. 80 degrees in kansas city. wednesday, here's the system moving into the northern tier here, throughout parts of
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Oct 19, 2012 11:00am PDT
. october 25th marks the first eviction of the occupy encampment outside of city hall. police urging protesters if you go out, to please remain peaceful. >>> i tell you what, we may as well call this one deja torture all over again. the giants clinging to playoff life trying on avoid flatline status in the series. this comes after the 8-1 loss. they trail st. louis, 3-1. win today or kiss the world series dreams good-bye. we are hoping that is not going to happen. scott rece is live in st. louis right now. scott, the giants turning to mr. barry zito to keep the season alive. >> reporter: yeah, jon, backs against the wall again just like in cincinnati a week ago and in the case in cincinnati, it will be barry zito with the team needing three straight wins to advance to the next round. zito did not pitch well last wednesday, but the giants managed to win the ball game and they won the next two. that is why we are here in st. louis. zito has been a good luck charm for the team. if you go back six weeks, the giants have won his last 12 starts. including last wednesday when he did not pit
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Oct 30, 2012 4:30am PDT
>>> we begin with breaking news out of new york city this morning. first flood, then fire for a neighborhood in queens where flames destroyed at least 50 homes overnight. these are just some of the amazing pictures. new this morning as we track the path of superstorm sandy. good morning, i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> and i'm jon kelley, good morning, everybody. let's get you right to the latest on that storm. at least 16 people are dead as sandy continues to make its assault on the northeast. that storm simply slamming the coast with a 13-foot surge of sea water in new york city, causing flooding and power failures everywhere. electricity out for millions of customers up and down that coast. nbc's daniel lee has new pictures and video from superstorm sandy and the impact on the entire east coast. >> reporter: across the northeast, violent waves toppled over sea walls, threatening coastal communities. sandy sent a record 13-foot storm surge into new york city flooding tunnels, subways and streets. >> this is a once in a long time storm. the surge is very high. >> reporter: at
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Oct 6, 2012 8:00pm PDT
series victory coming on. and it starts with tonight's game one. >> way too pumped up right now. first play-off game ever. this is my city. and we're going to do it for san francisco! go giants, baby! >> i'm pumped because the giants are here to win the world series. we're out here. we're out here. we're out here! >> all right. the giants play the reds again tomorrow night. also at 6:30 at at&t park before heading over to cincinnati. as for the a's, they are in detroit, of course. and coming up in sports, we're going to have all the highlights and the postgame in just a minute. >>> the weather managed to cooperate today. meteorologist rob mayeda is here with a quick look. hello, rob. >> beautiful view there of san francisco right now. our temperature is really not too bad. we're seeing numbers in the 50s and 60s outside. here is a sneak preview to your sunday morning forecast. notice we're going to start to see the fog fill in tonight with some misty skies to start tomorrow morning. so what does that mean for your afternoon plans. i'll have a look at that when we come right back. >>> a
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Oct 15, 2012 11:00am PDT
over the city by the bay. that bodes well for the game. 5:07 is first pitch. i think we will see the winds pick up out of the west/northwest. as they do, that could carry the ball out to mccovey cove. temperatures will be mild at 67 degrees. certainly going to be a factor that could equal a splashdown. >> thank you very much. >>> we are following developing news out of san francisco where police just gave the all clear after a suspicious package found near the medical center. a bomb squad was called in to investigate just before 8:00 this morning in the area of third avenue and parnassus. they found a shoe box with a cylindrical device. streets were closed in the area, but they are all now back open. >>> a bay area professor who dropped out of high school is now a nobel prize recipient. alvin roth has been awarded the prize in economic sciences. he is known for being one of the first micro economic engineers recognized for contributions for the practice of market design. when roth was a junior, he dropped out of high school in queens, new york. he eventually graduated from columb
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Oct 17, 2012 6:00pm PDT
francisco plays host to the tour for the first time with the nation watching as the city's civic center plaza transformed into a collection of street and dirt courses for a four-day series of competition, a festival atmosphere. >> we're looking for a venue that embodies the city feel. we couldn't be happier. we're in front of city hall civic center plaza with the course down the middle. a bmx dirt course and what we wanted, to have this fit in the city and have a great urban feel. >> that is the v.p. of events. the setting couldn't be much better. >> it's definitely insane. you don't see anything dew tour and it's like city block, city block. you turn the corner and there is a massive dirt course in the park. it's rad to see. just getting this in a major city and action sports getting this is awesome. >> getting up close and personal with the fans is another fee. it's free to the public. drew and others will sign autographs at the dew tour experience. it's not just sports. there is other action. friday night the indy band portugal the man will be performing here. portugal the man, where
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Oct 4, 2012 6:00pm PDT
of cupertino will honor steve jobs on the first anniversary of his passing. the mayor has ordered the city's flag to fly at half staff over the cupertino civic center. jobs grew up in los altos and went to school in cupertino. that's when he and his partner started the famous company. they established its headquarters in cupertino. jobs made his last public presentation at the civic center in june of last year, four months before his death of pancreatic cancer. >>> an unusual warning is about to go out to boat owners now. as we head into a busy bay area weekend, oceanic authorities are issuing an alert that endangered humpback whales are active in the bay this week. they want commercial as well as recreational boat owners to use caution in bay waters and watch for whales. that warning is the backdrop for today's first full day of racing at the america's cup world series in san francisco. the competition is taking place right where fleet week is throughout this weekend. that's where lauren scott files this report. -- lawrence scott files this report. >> reporter: with the world series round
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Oct 26, 2012 2:05am PDT
city for our first time. i have no idea what to wear. i'm so excited. >> we are going to get you ready for kathie lee and broadway. are you ready to hit broadway in style? >> yes. >> yes! >> wonderful. how exciting. >> we'll see them there. >> sari is here with her sister sue and best friend amy. keep your blind folds on for a second. here is soni piper before. all right. let's see. great. guys, ready? take off your blind folds. >> you look awesome. >> are you ready to see? turn around here. >> oh, my gosh! >> you look beautiful. >> you look beautiful. >> look right at camera 12. tell us about her beautiful hair. >> okay. soni has fine textured hair. the best way to plump up hair is with hair color and a hair cut. kept the haircut simple. just keep it sort of more appropriate length. we reshape your forehead with the side-swept bangs. make the color warmer. small changes make big differences. before, i don't like to use mousey, but a little dull. >> dull is better. >> them's fighting words. >> now you have just this little glow. >> lovely make-up, so soft and beautiful. >> wait. she is
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Oct 3, 2012 7:00am PDT
is the first city in america to offer the government bank i.d. card regardless of status. what makes the i.d. card unique is the debit card function which allows lower-income people to avoid check cashing fees. the program is expected to take 60 to 90 days to roll out. there will be a one-time fee of $10 for minors and senior citizens. richmond is considering a similar program. >>> in the south bay, the allen rock school district is eliminating 18 teaching positions and will combine classes to reduce spending. these moves will save them more than $1 million. school officials blame shrinking enrollment which reduces funding coming from the states. we will take a look at weather and traffic after the break. >>> welcome back. we have beat the heat. temperatures are the hottest temperatures we had all year. arrived just in time for the first week of october. now it will start to feel more like october. we have a couple of more hot days to get through. temperatures today 95 degrees in livermore. 95 in fairfield. 85 degrees in san jose. look at where we are headed. temperatures just crash as we
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Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm PDT
burglars took their jewelry. when they took the family puppy, a san jose city councilman stepped in. burglars first broke into melissa's home last summer. on monday her south san jose home was burglarized again. this time, though, the bad guys took her 10-year-old daughter's brand new puppy. the little yorkie mix. tonight the little girl has a message for those dog knappers. >> if you bring it back, that would mean the world to me. and i would be willing to give anything. you could have stolen anything from my room but just not my puppy. >> have a heart. get the puppy back. little marisa is offering her piggybank as a reward along with $6,000 put up by the council member and san jose police and fire departments. >>> today was day one of match qualifying at the america's cup world series taking place in the san francisco bay. and among the winners, team korea whose skipper is barely old enough to order a beer. nbc bay area's lauren scott got a chance to take a ride on the high seas and meet sailing's newest phenom. >> lauren scott on the bay with team korea and the youngest skipper b
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Oct 4, 2012 11:00am PDT
of violence has san jose city leaders calling for action yet again. >>> and the first presidential debate now in the books, the surprising reaction from analyst and voters right here in the bay area. hear who they think came out on top and why. the news at 11:00 starts now. >>> good morning and thanks for being with us. i'm marla tellez. >> and i'm jon kelley. good morning, everybody. it was a deadly night out on the streets of san jose as police investigate two separate homicides just four hours and only four miles apart. homicides number 35 and 36 this year alone. bob redell is live at the police department. you just attended a press conference there, getting more information about the latest run of violence. bob, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, jon. san jose in the past has prided itself on being america's safest big city has just racked up homicides number 35 and 36 for the year. police believe one of them is gang-related. when we spoke with sapd within the past hour, the officer wondered if the city's still had its gang tax force if that task force was still intact. a gro
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Oct 30, 2012 11:00am PDT
. if you are thinking about coming into the city, it will be difficult trying to get here. first off, transit agencies suggest you buy your ticket now. b.a.r.t. will be running on a rush hour schedule. muni will reroute lines. they have a lot of lines up and down market that will be impacted. they will add shuttle buses. golden gate transit will have buses. by the way, caltrain will be running additional trains as well. if you do have to be downtown, keep in mind, they will start the shutdown of market and off streets at 9:30. they should be back open by 5:00. we will have special access during the celebration. you will want to tune in. our coverage begins tomorrow at 11:00 a.m. reporting live here in san francisco, bob redell, nbc bay area news. >> it will be complete panda-monium. >> i don't follow. you get the reference? >> reporter: what is she talking about? >> go ahead. read the prompter. >> telling jokes to nobody coming up. >> please, please keep it down. thank you for being here tonight. >> jimmy, i know the feeling, my man. how the hurricane put a damper on the late night t
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Oct 10, 2012 4:30am PDT
the giants and a's holding on in the playoffs. they stay alive for at least one more battle. >>> first, we're following breaking news. a four alarm fire in union city that is forcing evacuations of a nearby apartment complex. at least one firefighter has been injured and it is still a very active scene. >>> good morning, thanks for joining us. i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> i'm jon kelley. a lot to get to. first, it was a rainy night here. more could be on the way. >> look at our radar. now, most of the activity has moved to the south but we're still fair game for showers and thunderstorms as we head through this afternoon. we have spotty activity through the south bay. we will be dealing with it for 24 to 48 hours. the weather keeps on changing, as you can imagine. the first significant rainfall of the season. slick conditions. >> san jose, 101, traffic smooth on the freeways. the surface streets have signs of the night rain. brokaw is closed. i know that, because it's my off ramp. it took about five minutes extra. some slowing through that construction zone. northbound 101, signs of overnig
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Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm PDT
this week, a group called suv muny sued the city over its plans to begin a station at union square. any work on historic union square requires voter approval first. >>> a different kind of church, a metal fragment found. >>> what to watch for in tonight's vice presidential debate. >>> the political fireworks are flying in one city council race. that's coming up. measures... measure up. money to our schools. "misleading." out here. it. but there's hope. straight to our schools... keeps it there. politicians. yes on thirty-eight. >>> the election's not far away, because the political mudslinging is in full swing. and not the presidential election this time. we're talking about a san jose city council race where two political powerhouses are pushing their candidate. business and labor. damion trujillo is live at city hall, where the race for district 8 seat is drawing complaints from both sides this time. >> reporter: it is. there is one complaint filed against chuck reid for helping rose herrera. and then there's a herrera supporter who filed a complaint against jimmy winn. the accusations are
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Oct 29, 2012 11:00am PDT
are closed. in addition to the evacuation in the big apple, also a number of other cities on the east coast. wall street shutdown for the first time since the september 11th attacks. it gives you an idea of how bad sandy is expected to be. sandy leaving a mark on parts of north carolina. these are pictures from curo beach 30 miles north of wilmington. rising tides flooded homes. as many as 50 million people are in that hurricane's path. >> let's get right to meteorologist christina loren who has been tracking hurricane sandy all morning long. >> this is something that meteorologists can only dream up. when you think of all of the interesting components that are coming together and the timing of the storm. let's take you out live and show you the seas are getting very violent out here at dewey beach in delaware. 100 miles away from this location and feeling the impact of the brunt of the outer bands of sandy. hurricane sandy gained strength after crossing the loop current. it is a warm current in the atlantic. they move north bay and they lose that intensity. she has strengthened. maximum su
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Oct 1, 2012 2:00am PDT
into poverty. in fact, for the first time there are more poor people living in the suburbs, the traditional home of the middle class, than in cities. we've been following three families as they confronted poverty for the first time. we've been with them on job searches and welfare offices, in their kitchens as they face losing their homes and their futures. yet never losing themselves. diane windemuller is the kind of do it all mom you often meet in the affluent suburbs of boulder, colorado. >> we're going to get some groceries. pasta, rice, cereal, a gallon of milk possibly, and eggs. >> she's an ambitious human resource executive with a masters degree, a husband, three kids, and a comfortable home. so what is diane doing here? >> you're entitled to the government commodities today. could you use rice crispies? >> yes. >> at a food pantry. >> i never imagined we would be in this kind of predicament and for this long. it's so scary there's so many unknowns. >> the windemullers didn't see it coming. three years ago when they moved from michigan to the boulder suburbs. >> i felt that it was k
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Oct 6, 2012 3:30pm PDT
in with anthony slaughter, keeping track of traffic around the city. most people seem to have heeded the warnings and traffic is not too bad. >> most of the congestion is actually in the city itself, but let's start with a look outside. first, this is a shot of the bay bridge. we are so used to seeing this very congested. unbelievable, diane. this is incredible. lots of folks have heeded the warnings and are using that mass transity system that is getting foebz around the bay very well. let's get you to the map. you can see across the bay bridge things not bad. but it's in the city itself where things do start to bog down, especially on highway 1 once you're off 280 headed toward golden gate and of course where all the events are along the waterfront, that's where most of the congestion is marina district toward chinatown, even knob hill and toward at&t park. overall, it looks like the congestion will remain in the city. of course you have muni, b.a.r.t. and all the golden gate transit. no major accidents to report on now. you'll be the first to hear. >> we don't want everybody to get in their ca
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Oct 19, 2012 4:30am PDT
oakland movement or d.o.o.m. october 25th marking the first eviction of the occupy encampment outside of city hall. police right now urging protesters to please remain peaceful. >>> 4:45. are you tired of those annoying ropo calls? so is the federal government. the ftc has announced a new plan of attack. a contest with a $50,000 cash reward for the person, small team or businesses that can come up with the best way to stop the unwanted calls. the contest runs from october 25th to january 17th. go to the ftc's website for more information. >> we need to get together and work on that. let's do it. >>> the word on wall street this morning, google. no, it's not good news for the tech giant. a blunder before the closing bell sends stocks around the world tumbling overnight. for that and the rest of the news before the bell we turn things over to jackie live at cnbc world headquarters. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, jon. futures are lower today after we saw stocks falling on thursday. a rise in new filings for unemployment offset an upbeat report on manufacturing, but the story ye
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Oct 31, 2012 5:00am PDT
the beginning of the parade. i'm joined by juan rodriguez of union city who was one of the first. came here at midnight, right? this is work horse, matt cain, work horse of the team. what it was so important to get out here so early? >> i just wanted to be here, front row, see the parade. >> reporter: who are you most excited to see? >> sergio romo, i love him. >> reporter: and you told me that about two years ago when they clinched it, you couldn't come because -- >> i was stuck at work. >> reporter: this time around? >> i have to go straight to work after the parade's over so -- spent the night here, watch the parade, go straight to work. >> reporter: you have two buddies here. how far away are they from? >> they're from fresno. >> reporter: you guys excited? >> definitely excited, yes. >> reporter: want to ask you about what it means to be here for the parade. >> it means a lot to me. i'm happy to see my team. eye go to a lot of games every year. it's really important to me. go giants. >> reporter: thank you, appreciate it. now to some other important information, how are you going to ge
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Oct 23, 2012 11:00pm PDT
, to finish out the day. 64 in redwood city. the mid-60s down to san jose. for the first series of the games in the world series, let's get this out right. you're going to see a chance of showers at 4:00, 5:00, and 6:00 p.m. and for the second game on thursday in san francisco, it will be dry and mid-60s and 4:00 p.m. and saturday in michigan, cold and showery. tomorrow, we do not expect a rainout. a 1% chance of that happening. and a chance of a rain delay, only 30% at this time. you can bring your umbrellas at at&t park. but they like the fold-up kind. as we head throughout friday, saturday and sunday, the mid to upper 70s. rain tomorrow morning. and looks like it will be here in time for the giants by the afternoon. >> 1%. there's a 99% chance there's no rain. >> exactly. >> that's good. >> thanks. >>> coming up, they're cutting jobs today and could release more bad news tomorrow. ♪ just put a little bit of yourself ♪ ♪ in everything you do [ female announcer ] add your own ingredients to hamburger helper for a fresh take on a quick, delicious meal. it's one box with hundreds of pos
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Oct 3, 2012 12:35am PDT
highly anticipated first album, "good kid, mad city" on october 22nd. he's making his tv debut with us tonight to perform the song "swimming pools (drank)," with a little help from the roots. please welcome kendrick lamar! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> this is for everybody who understand me. i need you to recognize my plan b is to win your hearts before i win a grammy. kendrick lamar. ♪ pour up drank head shot drank ♪ ♪ sit down drank stand up drank ♪ ♪ pass out drank wake up drank ♪ ♪ faded drank faded drank ♪ ♪ okay i grew around some people living they life in bottles ♪ ♪ granddaddy had the golden flask back stroke every day in chicago ♪ ♪ some people like the way it feels some people wanna kill they sorrows ♪ ♪ some people wanna fit in with the popular was my problem ♪ ♪ i was in the dark room loud tunes looking to make a vow soon ♪ ♪ that i'ma get effed up fillin' up my cup the crowd mood ♪ ♪ changing by the minute and the record on repeat a sip and another sip then somebody said to me ♪ ♪ tell me why you babysittin two or three shot
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Oct 18, 2012 7:00pm PDT
post-baby body. how she got ripped for shape magazine coming up. >> but first, michelle obama and ann romney are both in new york city, and mrs. romney just got into her own heated tv debate. jerry has it. >> ann romney on a female-friendly media blitz. >> 95% of what i hear from women is help. >> but did this help? her highly anticipated "view" sitdown turning into a morning show showdown. >> i'm not running for office and i don't have to say what i feel. >> with who else? joy behar. >> do you think that access to contraception and abortion is an economic issue? >> i would love it if you get my husband on the couch, joy, and you can go down with that all you want. >> mitt refusing a date on that couch, slamming the women in this secretly recorded fundraiser. >> they are sharp-tongued and not conservative. >> mrs. romney spinning that mother jones tape this way. >> he said sharp and young. >> today mitt's son tag mired in his own did he really say that controversy taking heat for his comments to wptf radio about this tense debate moment. >> not true, governor romney. >> to hear the pr
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Oct 9, 2012 2:05am PDT
still throughout the heartland here. upper 60s in kansas city. that blue, you can see that there. that first front is going to push into the appalachians there on wednesday. so cool air really starting to filter in. you can see that cool air moving into the great lakes. and now chicago, lower 50s, that's it for the daytime highs. not going to see the cold air get as far south as the last push did over the weekend. but you'll notice it around the great lakes. thursday, another front going to bring more cool air coming in from canada. high only at 51 in minneapolis on thursday. and chicago, back into the 60s on thursday. but that's not going to last as that cool air moves through and moves in. you have high pressure replacing that. now back down into the 50s in chicago. chance for rain in the northeast. the southwest, especially the mountains, with a chance of showers. the pacific northwest, after a huge dry stretch will be an increasing chance for rain. and the next system taking shape in the middle part of the country. going to see a chance for rain, mild air ahead of the system.
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Oct 18, 2012 10:00pm PDT
. by the way, at this point, there was also their three sons and his three daughters. her first store opened in new york city in 2004. and within ten months, oprah called. >> new york style setter tory burch is being hailed as the next big thing in fashion. i just started wearing her clothes a lot. >> reporter: it put tory on the fashion map. the business started on a kitchen table. >> yes, for two years i worked out of my apartment. >> reporter: out of your apartment. >> until i had about 16 employees. >> reporter: that's only eight years ago. >> yeah. >> reporter: how many employees do you have now? >> we have about 2,000. that's crazy. >> reporter: beautiful. >> thank you very much. >> reporter: and a good portion of those employees could probably fit into the luxurious fifth avenue apartment she now inhabits. >> it's a moss green. love this color. but i like the play of turks. obviously i love color. >> reporter: while you may never get to visitory at home, if you drop by a tory burch store like the flagship on madison avenue, you'll feel as if you have stepping into -- is there anything
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Oct 19, 2012 6:00am PDT
. not today, not the case. 81 in livermore, 79 in gilroy, 76 in santa teresa and 76 in redwood city, which i have been accused of not giving enough love to. 81 grodegrees friday, saturday o sunday temperatures tumble. then monday the first wave of moisture comes in between midnight and 6:00 a.m. so that can make for a sloppy ride. we will give you a good idea of what's happening monday morning. mike and i are already aware and keeping tabs on it. let's see what he's keeping tabs on right now. good morning, mike. >> we'll look at the south bay with a pretty typical pattern. 101 where our camera i, there's not a lot of backup at 680. so even though the volume is light i did want to tell you the pattern itself is a little different for the south bay. we're tracking 87 and 85 to show slowing over the next few minutes but i'll let you know if anything big changes. a live look outside, we'll show you how things are shaping up now. palo alto past university avenue and heading up into redwood city, which i also love. a smooth drive up the peninsula coming over from the other side of the bay. san mat
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Oct 29, 2012 5:00am PDT
, hurricane sandy virtually shutting down new york city as they await one of the worst storms in that city's history. for the first time in more than a decade the stock exchange is shut down. scott mcgrew, it takes a lot for the exchanges to go dark. >> it was the september 11th attacks the last time we saw this so a pretty good indication of how seriously they're taking sandy. the new york stock exchange and nasdaq came to an agreement last night late to close today. they may be closed tomorrow as well. now, these people that you see on the floor, the market makers on the floor of the new york stock exchange, simply cannot make it to work today because there are no trains moving in new york city. now truth be told, in 2012 most trains are electronic, they don't involve human beings, therefore they're relatively immune to the storm. so lack of things like order confirmation, clearinghouses, that's enough to throw things off pretty bad low. >>> several companies including google have cancelled press events as well. dpo google was to announce a new phone in new york city. that is not happeni
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Oct 9, 2012 12:35am PDT
the city under the stars and go on down the boulevard ♪ ♪ say may god be the first one in the car ♪ ♪ may he be the last one out of ours ♪ ♪ as we come down from wishing this city would start ♪ ♪ making use of these open arms say may god be the first one in the car may ♪ ♪ he be the last one out of ours ♪ ♪ ooo, ooo ooo, ooo ooo, ooo ooo, ooo ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jay: nice job, guys. i missed you guys before. you guys were eating. i came back to see you. how ya doin'? welcome back. good to see ya. i want to thank my guests, arnold schwarzenegger, bubba watson, and of course, the wallflowers. tomorrow night, tyler perry will be here. but "jimmy fallon," the emmy winner. he's coming up next. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center, the national broadcasting company presents -- tonight's guests are -- and featuring the legendary roots crew. and here he is -- jimmy fallon! [ cheers and applause ] captions paid for by nbc-universal television -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: that's too nice.
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Oct 25, 2012 6:00am PDT
and march at city hall today, exactly one year after occupiers were first evicted from their encampment, sparking violent protests and vandalism in the streets. oakland police have mutual aid on standby just in case things get out of hand. >>> 6:57 right now. google stepping out this morning to take sides on gay marriage. >> the internet giant launched a new website it hopes will sway votes. scott mcgrew, normally companies stay out of political fights. >> good morning, lower avmt google's founder says it's less about politics and more about civil rights. the website they are supporting is called the four. there's four states considering laws this november. it features video of google employees speaking out in favor of marriage equality. taking a look at the markets, san jose's adobe bringing the buzzer on the nasdaq this morning opening trading. apple will report its profits after the closing bell this afternoon. apple a huge chunk of both the nasdaq index and the s&p 500. in general, we've seen largely disappointing results from companies, so apple is a big hope. then we just got the
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Oct 1, 2012 4:00am PDT
and his republican rival mitt romney are both getting ready for their first face to face presidential debate in denver wednesday night. romney is holding a rally in the mile-high city today, while the president gears up in nevada. nbc's tracy potts joins us with washington from the latest. >> reporter: good morning, everyone. we get an interesting perspective on this from john mccain. he's debated both the president and mitt romney, and he says we will see two very strong well-prepared candidates and in his prediction, few surprises. the president's behind closed doors in nevada for the next two days preparing to face mitt romney in denver wednesday. >> he's a good debater. i'm just okay. but what i'm most concerned about is having a serious discussion about what we need to do to keep the country growing. >> reporter: both sides are downplaying expectations. a senior aide to the president says romney will be prepared, disciplined and aggressive. romney's debate partner calls the president a tough debater. >> barack obama is going to be formidable and i think it will be a good debate,
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Oct 4, 2012 4:30am PDT
to arrive. first it's a friday eve. good friday eve. what are you watching, mike? >> let me show you getting into the city, the bay bridge. looking like there's construction getting off of there around 4th. typical overnight as well as approaching the golden gate in the northbound direction. also southbound 101 right around cesar chavez, reports of an accident there, one car involved that may be off of the roadway but i see a little slowing there. it looks like it's there another few minutes so we'll track that southbound 10 up with towards 280. back to you guys. >> thank you very much, mike. >>> it is official. round one is in the books and this morning president obama and mitt romney, right now they're just going their separate ways. >> the pressure was on mitt romney to perform, taking on the man even republicans describe as one of the most skilled debaters in politics. tracie potts is in denver this morning with debate highlights. >> reporter: the point of this debate was to make differences clear on lowering the debt. >> you said you'd cut the deficit in half. >> the way we do it is $2.
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Oct 9, 2012 11:00pm PDT
" says it did not approve this ad and wants it pulled from the airwaves. >>> it is a first for san francisco, a target store, not just ordinary target, though. it's a city target. or as we like to call it, tar-jay. that meant a long, long line to get into the official opening tonight at san francisco's metreon. it is one of eight smaller stores opening all across the country to serve busy urbanites they call it. it opens an hour earlier at 7:00 a.m. it features a separate active apparel store, and it has an outdoor seating and eating area. >>> silicon valley's startup spirit is moving north. fremont is now ranked the top city in the nation for tech startups. sizeup.com, a san francisco-based website found fremont has the most tech startups before capita. the rate of startups is twice as high as san jose which placed second. city officials of fremont say they've made it a priority to lure entrepreneurs to the city. >>> a group of young techies have figured out a way to live the high life in one of san francisco's toniest hoods without breaking the bank. stephanie trong joins us with
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Oct 18, 2012 4:00am PDT
succession. we're going to have much more on armstrong coming up a little later in sports. >>> but first, 40 years after it was first conceived, a memorial to the nation's 32nd president, franklin d. roosevelt, finally became a reality yesterday in new york city. former president bill clinton was on hand along with new york leaders and nbc's tom brokaw. the monument honors the four freedoms speech fdr gave prior to world war ii, words that would become part of the united nations' charter. >> we are close to the united nations, which he more than any other soul created, and which has contributed to avoiding that third world war. we are also close to ground zero, which reminds us that we are not yet free from fear. >>> and now here's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. let's begin with an all-out brawl that cost five arizona prison guards their jobs. the correction officers punched and stomped on two patrons outside a bar last september. the men also attacked a father and his 17-year-old son who were trying to break up the fight. each former guard faces aggravated
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Oct 3, 2012 11:00am PDT
and swam to shore for help. the body of the first missing man washed ashore on monday. the two men who died were not wearing life jackets. >>> demanding justice. protesters taking over the city council meeting in oakland last night demanding more information on a deadly police shooting that happened five months ago. the family and about 75 supporters of 18-year-old alan bluford packed the chambers for two hours. the family was given a copy of the police report. something they have been asking the police for since the shooting happened. bluford was shot and killed back in may after police say he tried to run away. police said he was killed in an exchange of gunfire that injured the police officer. they later changed the story and the gun believed to be bluford's believed to be recovered from the scene was not. the district attorney and oakland police are still investigating the shooting. >>> the protest comes as a federal report comes to light accusing oakland police of being too quick to pull the trigger. a court-appointed monitor says officers sometimes shoot at suspects even though they m
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Oct 9, 2012 4:30am PDT
say the vote is the first modern test of the idea of official misconduct. today's vote will be held at city hall at 2:00 this afternoon. in order for mirkarimi to lose his job, nine of the 11 supervisors need to vote against him. >>> the fbi has been called in to help hercules police investigate the killing of a well-known retired schoolteacher. more than 200 people joining susie ko's family for a candlelight vigil in front of their home. ko was found in that home stabbed to death on friday night. her husband became suspicious when she failed to pick him up at the airport. >> spent the first 10 to 12 years looking after the kids. she offered her help to everybody. >> we are still looking for the vehicle. when it left here, it had an idaho license plate to the best of our knowledge but we wanted to let the community know that the plate may have been removed. >> the suspect or suspects who allegedly took that car are in a car that is a sky blue subaru outback with idaho license plate number 1a1f680. the family has launched a website called welovesusieko.com. if you have any informatio
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Oct 9, 2012 11:00am PDT
the vote is the first modern test of the idea of official misconduct. today's vote will be held at city hall at 2:00. in order for mirkarimi to lose his job, 9 of 11 supervisors need to vote against him. >>> and this morning, a judge handing down sentencing for jerry sandusky. the former penn state assistant football coach being sent to prison to serve 30 to 60 years behind bars for sexually abusing ten different boys. at 68 years old, the judge surprisingly felt the sentence for sandusky was sentence, sufficiently amounting to a life sentence. he arrived this morning to a pennsylvania courtroom to face 45 counts related to child sexual abuse. sandusky to this day maintains he is innocent of all charges. >>> how much will pg&e pay for that deadly san bruno blast? the answer will be decided behind closed doors. the judge has approved a request to suspend public hearings and hold closed-door negotiations on this matter. local lawmakers are protesting this decision. they say the pipeline talks should not be hidden from public scrutiny. the judge says the suspension will allow a quicker set
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Oct 10, 2012 5:00am PDT
the city location of google. you do have to register first. i have the website there in the white on the screen. you see it, www.openco.us. go out and take a look. alcoa always kicks it off. we'll hear from companies closer to home like apple. let's turn to courtney live at cnbc world headquarters this morning. >> hi, good morning. futures are a little lower after we saw stocks fall sharply yesterday. investors brace for earnings. alcoa did report better than expected results last night. the aluminum maker did cut demand forecasts, noting the slowdown in china. the dow fell 110 points to 13473. the nasdaq dropped 47 points to 3065. walmart is taking on amazon, promising same day delivery in some cities for items bought online. it cost $10 no matter what the size of the order. products will be shipped straight from walmart stores. the company will add the service in san jose and san francisco later this month after rolling it out last week in philadelphia and northern virginia as a test. the test will run through the holidays. scott. >> all right, courtney. a quick update. you've b
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